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International Babywearing Week: Moms wearing their babies

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. Her main area of interest is attachment parenting and all that goes with it, including breastfeeding, co-sleepin...

Babywearing mommies

International Babywearing Week runs from October 7-13. Have you tried wearing your baby? These beautiful moms and their babies show how it’s done and share how babywearing helped them bond with their little ones — and made parenting so much easier.

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Parker, mom of one from San Antonio, Texas

“This photo is of me wearing Cricket while camping so I can get things done and have fun without sprinting after my runner or struggling to hold her while I work when she wants Mama. Bonus that she goes down for a nap easily while being worn — I don't have to interrupt an activity to lay her down to sleep and she stays near me. I can hike, pitch a tent, load/unload a car, wade in the river, prepare meals, etc., easily. Babywearing allows me to fully participate in everything I do along with my child.”

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